May 16, 2019 05:10 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, May 15, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #24, Wendy Vitter, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana; confirmed: 52-45.

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #221, Brian J. Bulatao, of Texas, to be an Under Secretary of   State; confirmed: 92-5.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #230, Jeffrey A. Rosen, to be Deputy Attorney General; confirmed: 52-45.

 

Legislative Business

By voice vote, passed Calendar #83, S.1208, Protecting America's First Responders Act, w/committee-reported amendment.

 

By voice vote, passed H.R.2379, reauthorizing the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program.

 

Passed Calendar #80 S. 820, Debbie Smith Act of 2019.

 

Passed Calendar #81, S. 998, Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019

 

Passed S.744, Effective Prosecution of Possession of Biological Toxins and Agents Act of 2019

 

Began the Rule 14 process to place the following bills on the Legislative Calendar of Business:

1. H.R.312, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

2. H.R.2578, National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019

 

Executive Business

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Confirmed Executive Calendar #185, Matthew H. Tueller, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq

 

COAST GUARD

Executive Calendar #172 – the following to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half)

Capt. Brendan C. McPherson

Capt. Douglas M. Schofield

Capt. Andrew M. Sugimoto

Capt. Richard V. Timme

Capt. Todd C. Wiemers

 

INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION, UNITED STATES AND CANADA

Executive Calendar #189, Jane L. Corwin, of New York, to be Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada

Executive Calendar #192, Robert C. Sisson, of Michigan, to be Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada

Executive Calendar #194, Lance V. Yohe, of North Dakota, to be Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada

 

The nomination of Robert Wallace, of Wyoming, to be Assistant Secretary of Fish and Wildlife, was referred jointly to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the Committee on Environment and Public Works.